W L Smith School

400 Hillcrest Loop, Petal, MS 39465 | (601) 584-7660
  • Grades: 5-6
  • Student Enrollment: 590
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Petal School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,255
  • Graduation Rate: 68.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.3
  • Enrolled Students: 3,953

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 590
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 286 (48.5%)
  • Females: 304 (51.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 78 (13.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 249 (42.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 327 (55.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
W L Smith School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black8614.6%
Asian40.7%
Hispanic101.7%
White48482.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For W L Smith School
  Number Percent
5th Grade31152.7%
6th Grade27246.1%
Ungraded71.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 33%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:61%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,621
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
W L Smith School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,81237%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,99463%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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